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Old 09-23-2004, 02:43 PM   #1
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unix emulator help

gud day to all. Cygwin anyone??

i have finish installing current version of cygwin on WinXP.
when i run cygwin this warning shows up inside cygwin console:
bash: kpsexpand: command not found
Your group is currently "mkpasswd". This indicates that
the /etc/passwd <and possibly /etc/group) files should be rebuilt.
See the man pages for mkpasswd and mkgroup then, for example, run
mkpasswd -l [-d] > /etc/passwd
mkgroup -l [-d] > /etc/group
Note that the -d switch is necessary for domain users.

My questions are:
How can i resolved the missing kpsexpand? what source im a have to install?
How should i rebuilt the passwd and group file?

Last thing when i try to type this in cygwin:
mkpasswd -l -u postgres > /etc/passwd

this warning i got:
mkpasswd: [2221] The user name could not be found.

postgres user was existing from my XP user account.

hope you could help me guys... thanks in advance!
Old 09-23-2004, 03:22 PM   #2
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hi there

which version of cygwin are u using

also u shpould read the rules of the sites ..u haven't gone for double but triple posts!!!

post ur queries to the appropriate form

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